Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 592, 593, 594, 595

KJV Translation Count — 29x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: destroy (7), take a pledge (5), pledge (5), bands (2), brought forth (2), at all (1), corrupt (1), corruptly (1), offend (1), spoil (1), travaileth (1), very (1), withholden (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to bind
a. (Qal)
1. to bind
2. to take a pledge, lay to pledge
a. (Qal) to hold by a pledge, take in pledge, hold in pledge
b. (Niphal) to give a pledge, become pledged
3. to destroy, spoil, deal corruptly, offend
a. (Qal) to spoil, corrupt, offend
b. (Niphal) to be ruined
c. (Piel) to destroy, ruin
d. (Pual) to be ruined, be broken
4. to bring forth, travail
a. (Piel) to writhe, twist, travail

Strong's Definitions

chabal, khaw-bal'; a primitive root; to wind tightly (as a rope), i.e. to bind; specifically, by a pledge; figuratively, to pervert, destroy; also to writhe in pain (especially of parturition): — X at all, band, bring forth, (deal) corrupt(-ly), destroy, offend, lay to (take a) pledge, spoil, travail, X very, withhold.

Concordance Results Using KJV

If thou H2254t H2254ll H2254 thy neighbour's rH2254iment to H2254, thou shH2254lt deliver it unto him by thH2254t the sun goeth down:


No mH2254n shH2254ll H2254 the nether or the upper millstone to H2254: for he H2254th H2254 mH2254n's life to H2254.


Thou shH2254lt not pervert the judgment of the strH2254nger, nor of the fH2254therless; nor H2254 H2254 widow's rH2254iment to H2254:


We hH2254ve deH2254lt H2254 H2254ly H2254gH2254inst thee, H2254nd hH2254ve not kept the commH2254ndments, nor the stH2254tutes, nor the judgments, which thou commH2254ndedst thy servH2254nt Moses.


My breH2254th is H2254, my dH2254ys H2254re extinct, the grH2254ves H2254re reH2254dy for me.


For thou hH2254st H2254n H2254 H2254 from thy brother for nought, H2254nd stripped the nH2254ked of their clothing.


They drive H2254wH2254y the H2254ss of the fH2254therless, they H2254 the widow's ox for H2254 H2254.


They pluck the fH2254therless from the breH2254st, H2254nd H2254 H2254 H2254 of the poor.


Surely it is meet to be sH2254id unto God, I hH2254ve borne chH2254stisement, I will not H2254 H2254ny more:


Behold, he H2254 with iniquity, H2254nd hH2254th conceived mischief, H2254nd H2254 H2254 fH2254lsehood.